Bystronic fiber laser tube cutting machineClick image to enlarge

Check out Bystronic's latest fiber laser tube cutting machine in action

Red hot

by Kip Hanson

The Problem: Rising energy costs in the face of increased customer demand call for a technology upgrade
The Solution: Fiber lasers cut costs and raise productivity

BC fireplace maker turns up the heat with fiber laser technology

High performance milling cutter with five cutting edges

Walter's Prototyp Milling: the Protomax ST high performance milling cutter designed with five cutting edges. Designed for machining steel substrates.

Is magnesium the new metal for lighter weight vehicles?

GM says double-digit fuel economy gains possible with more substitution for steel and aluminum

General Motors is testing an industry-first thermal-forming process and proprietary corrosion resistance treatment for lightweight magnesium sheet metal that will allow increased use of the high strength alternative to steel and aluminum.

Tackling deep hole drilling

Iscar's new chip splitter geometry for deep hole drilling explained. Iscar has designed the new geometry for two deep hole drillling lines: TriDeep and SumoGun. 

Fabricating case study: Hot and Cold

by Mary Scianna

photos By David Afriat

 

US HVAC manufacturer invests in Montreal greenfield metal fabrication plant 

Titanium welding: Tips to succeed

Welding special metals requires skill and knowledge

by Brent Williams

Because of its exceptional corrosion resistance, titanium is frequently chosen by companies to help increase the service life of parts and reduce life-cycle costs.

New generation turret punch press

Prima Power's Punch Genius is a new generation of servo-electric punching systems with numerically controlled, servo-electric axes.

Multitasking turning centre

Here’s a close-up up of MAZAK’s HQR-200MSY multi-tasking turning centre as it machines an electrical connector.

The Self-Driving Race Car

Being driven around a racetrack in Britian by an autonomous racing car.

Configurable pipe cutting

ESAB Welding and Cutting Products’ SmartPipe system for automated plasma or oxy-fuel pipe cutting of pipe that works in conjunction with you table for cutting flat plate.

Adam Savage gets savage threading a bolt

Watch Adam Savage of MythBuster’s fame manually machine a huge bolt from a brass blank.

Additive manufacturing integrated with multi-tasking

Mazak integration of additive manufacturing with multi-tasking: a laser metal deposition torch mounted on a multi-tasking machine.

Laser cutting hot stamped parts

The TRUMPF TruLaser Cell Series 7000 is a high-end laser processing centre featuring minimal processing costs and maximum flexibility. Available with either a CO2 or solid state laser, the cell may used for cutting, welding and deposition welding. Featuring a 2 in 1 fiber solution that delivers the beam for cutting in the fiber core, and the beam for welding in the outer core, the transition from cutting to welding is minimal. In this video, the TruLaser Cell 7040 is shown cutting parts that have been hot stamped, one of many ideal applications for the fast, flexible and productive TruLaser Cell Series 7000.

Job Shops - Alberta - Coasting to success

by Kip Hanson

Shop sets itself apart with gas, consumables distribution

Creating the Lamborghini Aventador

National Geographic's "MegaFactories" series explores the development and the manufacturing of the Lamborghini Aventador in Northern Italy.

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